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One thinking it is right to speak all things, whether the word is fit for speech or unutterable.
You would rouse to anger a heart of stone.
You clearly hate to yield, but you will regret it when your anger has passed. Such natures are justly the hardest for themselves t ...
Whoever has a keen eye for profits, is blind in relation to his craft.
Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Not to be born surpasses all reckoning. The next best thing by far, when one has been born is to go back as swiftly as possible wh ...
Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
It is best to live however one can be.
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